The National Stadium in Beijing is among several public buildings to have been closed by Chinese authorities as they battle to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus which is sweeping across the country.
NBC Olympics has extended its partnership with Snapchat for this year's Olympics and Paralympic Games after previously working together for Rio 2016 and Pyeongchang 2018.
Australian Genevieve Duff has been appointed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the acting director of a new department focussing on athlete classification.
Paralympics to remain on free-to-air television in UK after addition to list of "crown jewel" sporting events
The Summer and Winter Paralympic Games will remain on free-to-air television in the United Kingdom after the Government added it to the list of protected sporting events.
As devastating bushfires continue to rage, climate protesters been been making their point at the Australian Open.
UK Athletics has appointed former Premier League general secretary Nic Coward as its interim chief executive after Zara Hyde Peters failed to take up the post following allegations about her husband.
Team GB have appointed two artists-in-residence for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Chengdu 2021 has launched a campaign which will see 20,000 special Summer World University Games lottery tickets given to passengers arriving at the Chinese city.
World number one and top seed Rafael Nadal reached the last 16 of the Australian Open in Melbourne today in far easier fashion than his long-time rival Roger Federer had in the previous day’s nightcap.
Australia today qualified for their first Olympic men's football tournament for 12 years with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan in the third place playoff at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championships in Bangkok.
Home skier Matthias Mayer, joint second in the previous day’s men’s super-G at the prestigious International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup at Kitzbühel in Austria, took a step up to the top of the podium today as he won the downhill.
Elena Curtoni recorded her first International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup win in Bansko, Bulgaria, leading a trio of Italians who swept the podium in the second women's downhill of the weekend.
Julia Taubitz of Germany triumphed at the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup event in the Latvian town of Sigulda.
Kaillie Humphries secured her 25th World Cup victory in the 2-woman bobsleigh at the BMW International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Königssee, Germany.
Andreas Prommegger spoiled the parallel slalom party in Italy, at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Snowboard World Cup in Piancavallo.